July 27, 2011
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The Georgia Force Arena Football League franchise is forming its first Fan Advisory Board, which will be a group of locals that will be solicited for advice in all facets of the fan experience.
Georgia Force kicker Carlos Martinez was named the Arena Football League’s NAPA Kicker of the Year this week after leading league kickers in points (146) and extra-point success rate (91.1 percent). He was second in the league in field goals (11) and field-goal percentage (61.1).
The third time wasn’t quite the charm for the Georgia Force.
SUWANEE — After scoring just a field goal in the first quarter two weeks ago, Dean Cokinos decided to make a change at quarterback.
Georgia Force teammates Darnell Kennedy and Benji McDowell received two of the top three weekly awards Tuesday from the Arena Football League.
Even with an Arena Football League playoff berth already secure, there is still plenty for the Georgia Force to play for as they conclude the regular season against the Iowa Barnstromers tonight at 8:05 in Des Moines.
By the time the Georgia Force take the floor of the St. Pete Times Forum to meet the Tampa Bay Predators at 7:30 p.m., they may already have secured an Arena Football League playoff berth.
DULUTH — Tonight’s regular season home finale against the Chicago Rush figures to be one of the most eventful games of the season for the Georgia Force in many ways.
The Georgia Force are teaming with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive July 7 from 1-6 p.m. at The Arena at Gwinnett Center.
DULUTH — Turnovers and special teams are often two big keys in arena football.
DULUTH — The Georgia Force held Tampa Bay to 10 first-half points and never trailed en route to a 60-49 win over the Storm in Arena Football League action in front of 4,023 fans Saturday night at the Arena at Gwinnett Center.
ATLANTA — The Georgia Force announced the hiring of new team president Cory Howerton. Howerton will be responsible for all business activities of the club including ticket and sponsorship sales, game operations, media relations and community relations.
DULUTH — Playing from behind most of the first half, the Georgia Force found a way to build a lead on the Arena Football League’s top team Saturday night.
With the Arena Football League having reached the midway point, the Georgia Force’s current two-game losing streak is not grounds for panic.
NCSA Athletic Recruiting announced the hiring of former Georgia Force head coach Doug Plank on Wednesday as its new national collegiate scout.
PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Soul (3-6) won their first home game of the season by forcing four Georgia turnovers and capitalizing offensively, outscoring the Force 47-28 at the half, and finishing with a 68-49 victory in front of 7,551 fans.
DULUTH — The Georgia Force rode the momentum of a two-game winning streak into Friday night’s game against the the best offense in the Arena Football League.
Two strong outings in a row has Georgia Force coach Dean Cokinos upbeat as the team welcomes the Utah Blaze to The Arena at Gwinnett Center tonight at 8:05.
One thing Georgia Force head coach Dean Cokinos likes about his team is its resiliency.
SUWANEE — As maddening as a 48-43 loss to the Orlando Predators at The Arena at Gwinnett Center was in their last outing, the Georgia Force know things could be much worse heading into tonight’s game with the Milwaukee Mustangs.
It seems like ages since the Georgia Force played their first Arena Football League home game in three years on March 13.
The Georgia Force announced Thursday that reserve offensive lineman Daverin Geralds has been traded to New Orleans for linebacker Lance Ancar.
For those fans wanting to know what to expect from the Georgia Force in its return to the Arena at Gwinnett Center for the first time in three years, the answer is not complicated.